CNU is a “Best Value College”

The Princeton Review ranks CNU as one of the top 200 “Best Value Colleges” for 2020 Despite being such a young school, Christopher Newport University has accomplished a lot. The Princeton Review recently released their top 200 Best Value Colleges for 2020. CNU was awarded a spot on this list, and it was one of…

There is a new group in charge

The new Panhellenic executive board is officially in office and hard at work As a new year for Greek life has begun on campus there is officially a new executive board for Panhellenic.  “There was a formal application and interview process with the previous executive board, and chapter presidents from each chapter that wasn’t currently…

#25 Baseball opens their home schedule

Baseball splits home opening series 1-1 with Piedmont (Ga.) and Roanoke After a season spent in large parts at the top of the DIII college rankings in 2019, 2020 has not been what the baseball team would’ve hoped for so far.  A split series is not what the Captains wanted from their opening weekend at…

A fun new twist on Valentine’s Day

Alpha Phi hosts their annual Galentine’s Day event for sororities on campus On Feb.13, the women of Alpha Phi hosted their annual “Galentine’s” Day mixer, a girls-only event on the eve of Valentine’s Day to promote female empowerment and unity between all of the organizations of the Panhellenic community. Walking into the Alpha Phi house,…

Basketball deals two setbacks to Salisbury

With the CAC regular season coming to a close, Captains remain strong CAC regular season action is coming to an end soon, but the Captains are not slowing down.  Both the Men’s and Women’s teams were able to outlast tough Salisbury to pick up wins on Saturday. The Women kicked off the action looking to…

Men’s Lacrosse starts off hot with big win

Captains Men’s Lacrosse picks up nine point win of season on the road The Captains opened their season with an emphatic victory in Chestertown, Maryland on Feb. 15, overcoming their opponents and winning by nine.  Despite the final score line, things started very differently for the visitors. Freshman #17 Aaron Casteel won the first faceoff…

Second annual Masquerave rocks Studio Theater

WCNU Radio and CNU musicians bring the Valentine’s Day vibes On Valentine’s Day, love was in the air in the Ferguson Center’s Studio Theater. At first glance it was not the typical romantic evening that one might expect.  Colorful cutouts of conversation hearts that read “BE MINE,” “I’M YOURS” and other lovey-dovey sayings were hung…

Review: “The Witcher”

The Netflix Original’s fantastical adventure is not to be reckoned with This review contains spoilers. “The Witcher,” a newly released Netflix Original, is simply a great show. Having released in December of 2019, it is a fateful adaptation from the original collection of stories written by Polish author, Andrzej Sapkowski; nevertheless, to be warned, the…

“Tazzeka” versus the French stereotype

The French Film Festival highlights the film with an enlightening panel The Tournées French Film Festival continued with its third movie “Tazzeka” (2018) on Feb. 4 in the Gaines Theatre. The comedic film was directed by Jean-Philippe Gaud. The film follows a young Moroccan man, Elias (played by Mahdi Belemlih), who is inspired to leave…

All Elite Wrestling has revolutionized the industry

New wrestling company treats its wrestlers like employees rather than contractors Did you know that professional wrestling is staged? There is a small minority of people who have been in the dark about the fact that professional wrestling is not as violent as it seems.  They are wrestling, but not as they would have you…